News and Updates

11 Feb 2013 / 12:03

Bucharest Conference To Probe EU Labour Curbs

A conference in Bucharest this February will discuss the impact of working restrictions on Romanian citizens in the EU, following an investigation by Sorana Stanescu that won the top prize in the 2012 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence.

28 Jan 2013 / 17:12

Fellowship Stories Available in Single Publication

The stories produced by the ten journalists who participated in the 2012 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence are now available in the online publication, Communities – The New Ties Reshaping the Balkans.

22 Jan 2013 / 17:46

Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence Shortlisted for European Press Prize

Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence programme and its editor Neil Arun have been nominated for the European Press Prize 2012 in the Innovation Award category for the outstanding innovation of the year.

11 Dec 2012 / 10:37

BIRN journalist recognised by UNICEF Bosnia and Herzegovina

Eldin Hadzovic, an alumnus of BIRN's Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence, was honoured by UNICEF for his outstanding contribution to journalism in Bosnia.

26 Nov 2012 / 16:27

Balkan Fellowship Alumni Meet in Macedonia

The Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence has gathered 35 alumni from nine countries of the region in the Macedonian capital Skopje.

24 Nov 2012 / 11:20

Romanian Journalist Wins 2012 Balkan Fellowship Award

Sorana Stanescu a journalist from Romania takes first place in the 2012 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence for her story about the job restrictions that have left Romanian and Bulgarian construction workers unpaid and vulnerable to exploitation.

08 May 2012 / 12:02

Journalists chart course at Vienna meeting

The 2012 fellowship has got underway with a seminar in Vienna, where the reporters worked with a team of editors to fine-tune their proposals.

27 Apr 2012 / 10:34

Fellowship Introductory Meeting in Vienna

In the course of this year’s Fellowship programme, starting with the introductory meeting on April 25 in Vienna, the ten selected journalists will examine the topic of Communities from different angles.

26 Apr 2012 / 14:12

Fellows for 2012 selected

The participants in the 2012 Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence have been selected.

29 Mar 2012 / 16:16

More than 100 Applications for the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence Received

This year’s competition for the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence is closed as of today.